Volume: June 2020, Issue 1

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Hot Topics at a Glance


  • The AARS is proud to sponsor activities for National Acne Awareness Month in June!

Industry News

  • FDA approves first topical minocycline for rosacea.

New Medical Research

  • Contrasting the efficacy of pulsed dye laser and photodynamic methylene blue nanoemulgel therapy in treating acne vulgaris.
  • Efficacy and safety of Jessner's solution peel in comparison with salicylic acid 30% peel in the management of patients with acne vulgaris and postacne hyperpigmentation with skin of color: A randomized, double-blinded, split-face, controlled trial.
  • 650 Usec 1064nm Nd:YAG laser treatment of acne: A double-blind randomized control study.
  • Role of ferritin in pathogenesis of rosacea and its value in efficacy of 595 Nm pulsed dye laser in treatment of different variants of rosacea: A clinical and immunohistochemical study.
  • Effectiveness of benzyl benzoate treatment on clinical symptoms and demodex density over time in patients with rosacea and demodicosis: A real life retrospective follow-up study comparing low- and high-dose regimens.
  • The investigation of the amounts and expressions of epidermal growth factor, epidermal growth factor receptor and epidermal growth factor receptor gene polymorphisms in acne vulgaris.
  • Characterization of acne patients carrying clindamycin-resistant cutibacterium acnes: A Japanese multicenter study.
  • Efficacy of acne vulgaris treatment protocols according to its clinical forms.
  • The efficacy and safety of fractional radiofrequency nanoneedle system in the treatment of atrophic acne scars in Asians.
  • Tissue expression of IL-17A and FOXP3 in acne vulgaris patients.
  • The effect of subcutaneous Brodalumab upon clinical disease activity in hidradenitis suppurativa: An open label cohort study.
  • The efficacy and safety of a 577-nm high-power optically pumped semiconductor laser in the treatment of postacne erythema.

Clinical Reviews

  • Modulation of skin androgenesis and sebum production by dermocosmetic formulation.
  • Non-prescription acne vulgaris treatments: Their role in our treatment armementarium: An international panel discussion.
  • Truncal acne, what do we know?
  • Acne treatments: Future trajectories.
  • Current treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome: Focus on adolescence.
  • Medical and surgical management of hidradenitis suppurativa: A review of international treatment guidelines and implementation in general dermatology practice.
  • An overview of treatment options for mild-to-moderate acne based on American Academy of Dermatology, European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, and Italian Society of Dermatology and Venereology guidelines.
  • Anti-acne vulgaris effects of pedunculagin from the leaves of quercus mongolica by anti-inflammatory activity and 5α-reductase inhibition.
  • pH-dependent antibacterial activity of glycolic acid: Implications for anti-acne formulations.

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